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Copenhagen Just Lifted a Ban on Vegan Lunch At Daycares

Copenhagen Just Lifted a Ban on Vegan Lunch At Daycares

Daycare centers in Copenhagen can now serve vegan food. In the past, daycares haven't served vegan meals on health grounds. Vegan lunchboxes have also been discouraged, but guidance has now been revised. Per the Copenhagen Post,...
IKEA Now Has a Vegan Kids Menu

IKEA Now Has a Vegan Kids Menu

IKEA just launched a vegan kids menu in the Netherlands. The new menu includes a vegetable burger, fries, a piece of fruit, and flavored water. All orders from the children's menu come with a free...
How One Mom Got a Scottish School District to Go Vegan

How One Mom Got a Scottish School District to Go Vegan

All schools in the council area of West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, now offer vegan food options thanks to one mother's campaign. Alexis Kasravi has been trying to get plant-based meals for her five-year-old daughter Mia for...
69% of London Parents Want Processed Meat Banned From Schools

69% of London Parents Want Processed Meat Banned From Schools

A majority of parents in London want to see processed meats cured with nitrites banned from primary schools. More schools are banning red and processed meat in favor of healthy, plant-based foods. A poll including...
34% of Parents Feel ‘Food Guilt’ About Feeding Kids Meat

34% of Parents Feel ‘Food Guilt’ About Feeding Kids Meat

More than 30 percent of parents feel "food guilt" about feeding their kids hot dogs. A new study by Maple Leaf Foods -- a major Canadian packaged meat company -- revealed that 34 percent of...
Daycare Pork Ban Incites Nationwide Outrage Across Germany

Daycare Pork Ban Incites Nationwide Outrage Across Germany

Two German daycare centers recently announced they would remove pork from their menus. The decision attracted criticism from some of the public, motivating police to park patrol cars outside of the centers for protection. Two...
Millennials Are Raising An 'Army' of Vegan Kids

Millennials Are Raising an ‘Army’ of Vegan Kids

Millennials are going vegan at a rapid rate. And now that they're reaching parenting age, the number of vegan kids is growing, too. Impossible Foods -- the plant-based meat company responsible for the Impossible Burger...
Walmart Is Selling Vegan Butter for Ants Now

Walmart Is Selling Vegan Butter for Ants Now

Walmart has vegan butter for ants -- just an FYI for anyone who wants to pass the news along to their local colony. We hear the queens like brownies. Alright, so it's not an actual...
British Kids are Going Vegan at 2x the Rate of Adults

British Kids are Going Vegan at 2x the Rate of Adults

Kids in the UK are going vegan at twice the rate of adults, a new survey has found. A nationwide survey of 1,500 British children has uncovered that one in ten kids between the ages...

Why Your Child’s Kindergarten Is Probably Going Vegan

An increasing number of kindergartens in the United States are adopting vegan lunch menus. The New York Times (NYT) reports that in Seattle, a kindergarten named "Our Beginning" adopted a plant-based menu last year primarily...
'Toy Story 4' Urged to Make Bo Peep More Compassionate to Sheep

‘Toy Story 4’ Urged to Make Bo Peep More Compassionate to Sheep

Pixar just released the trailer for its computer-animated children's film "Toy Story 4." Set to be released in June this year, the brief clip shows many of the franchise's beloved characters; Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and...
Of Course Barbie Is a Wildlife Conservationist Now

NatGeo and Mattel Launch Wildlife Conservationist Barbie

Multinational toy manufacturer Mattel has teamed up with National Geographic to produce a collection of Barbie dolls focused on industries that women are underrepresented in, like science, research, and conservation. “Barbie allows girls to try on...
6-Year-Old 'Bird Box' Star Is All About Being Vegetarian

6-Year-Old ‘Bird Box’ Star Is All About Being Vegetarian

Vivien Lyra Blair may have been blind to the world in Netflix's recent runaway hit "Bird Box," but the six-year-old actor says she is always looking out for animals. “That’s why I’m a vegetarian!” she...
Children Raised With Pets Less Likely to Develop Hay Fever, Eczema, and Asthma, Says New Study

Raising Children With Pets Improves Health, Says New Study

Children raised around pets experience health benefits, according to researchers at Sweden's University of Gothenburg. The study - led by Bill Hesselmar and published in research journal Plos One - revealed that growing up...

17 Vegan-Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas for Children

The holiday season is upon us. It's the time of year when shops are busier, your wallet feels lighter, and your bank account gets harder to look at. Aside from the stress, gift giving...
Washington D.C.’s Healthy Students Amendment Act Would Require Vegan School Lunch Options for All Students

Washington D.C. School District Set to Become Nation’s First to Require Vegan Lunch Options...

Washington D.C. is set to become the first U.S. state to require meat-free lunch options in educational institutions. According to international environmental network Friends of the Earth, the Council of the District of Columbia has unanimously voted...
Healthy Vegan Food Is the Hottest Trend In Baby Names Now

Healthy Vegan Food Is the Hottest Trend In Baby Names Now

2018 has been a successful year for veganism, with plant-based diets influencing supermarket shelves, restaurant menus, legislation, and reportedly even baby names. BabyCenter, the world's number one digital parenting resource, recently released this year's Top 100...
21 Family Movies to Give You Warm Fuzzy Feelings During the Holidays

21 Family Movies to Give You Warm Fuzzy Feelings

Are you in need of a great film to watch during your next family movie night? Snuggle up and enjoy some classic family movies that share a message of compassion for all species. We've compiled...

Jessica Chastain Just Became a Vegan Mommy

American actor and film producer Jessica Chastain just became a vegan mommy, welcoming a baby girl with her husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo. Almost eighteen months after marrying the Moncler fashion executive, Chastain has been...

Vegan Actor Alicia Silverstone Voices Mechanical Cow ‘Carly’ to Teach Kids About the Dairy...

Actor, activist, and entrepreneur Alicia Silverstone is working to inspire the next generation to think more about where their milk comes from. The "Clueless" and "American Woman" star is using her acting skills to voice Carly,...
School Boards Urged to Require Vegan Options At Every Meal

School Boards Urged to Require Vegan Options At Every Meal

A new report by the international network of environmental organizations, Friends of the Earth, is urging school boards across the country to require vegan options at every meal, as part of its new recommendations to secure...